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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Beef on the hoof

The pasture critters have made it through winter.






I keep these critters busy with grain so the cattle will be able to enjoy a bit of cake. (cattle cake)




she's giving me "the look"





The cattle still have thick winter coats.... notice how they all have their hind-ends toward me? Not a good picture day. :)








I hate to say it, but when I look at this one I see steak.


10 comments:

Rocco said...

mr too, big thick T bone!

David P. Offutt - The Gastronomic Gardener said...

And from that last look he knows what's on your mind!

LindaG said...

I would too. ;)
Have a great weekend! :)

Mrs. JP said...

Hey, that's the same way I feel when someone tries to take my picture.
Have a great weekend.

Jim said...

What no White Faces? I like angus too but there is somthing about a polled hereford. Do you have dairy cows as well for you own milk consumption?

I have been wanting to get more into Cheese making and the like, and did not know if you have been down that trail yet.

Jim Dorchak
http://qm2ss.blogspot.com/

cowgirl said...

That's what I was thinking Rocco! :)

cowgirl said...

lol David.. he does look a bit leary of me. :)

cowgirl said...

Thanks Linda! :)
Hope you have a great weekend too!!

cowgirl said...

Hahaha.. Mrs JP... Me too!
Hope you have a great weekend!

cowgirl said...

Jim I sold my last hereford cow in the fall. For the same amount of money I feed into a hereford, I can feed a black angus...and that's what brings in the most money right now. I have nothing against herefords, they are tasty beeves. Black angus are the "flavor of the month" right now. :)
I do have some black baldys though...they just aren't in the picture.
No dairy cows..they are too much work. :) I have friends who keep dairy herds so I can get milk and cream from them.
I have made cheeses.. Not aged, just soft. It's really tasty.

Have a good weekend Jim!